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Upcoming Events

    • 17 Sep 2022
    • 18 Sep 2022
    • Minneapolis, Minnesotta

    Evidence Based Training using Rhythm & Reflection for Social & Emotional Health

    Rhythm2Recovery present their two day training program that provides professionals working in the Health, Education and Personal Development fields with the skills to implement a wide range of fun and engaging rhythmic musical exercises linked to positive changes in social and emotional wellbeing.

    This evidence based training will leave participants with the skills necessary to employ rhythmical musical activities, linked to reflective discussions, in their practice, in a practical and impactful way.

     No prior musical experience necessary.

    Venue: 

    Behavioral Institute for Children and Adolescents, 

    203 Little Canada Road E. Suite 200 Little Canada

    Minneapolis/St Paul,

    MN, 55117 United States


    Cost: $395


    For more information: https://rhythm2recovery.com/event/minneapolis-st-paul-minnesota/  https://rhythm2recovery.com/event/minneapolis-st-paul-minnesota/

    • 13 Oct 2022
    • 16 Oct 2022
    • Scotland, UK

    Using the Village Music Circles™ protocol, the UK Playshop* (3-day Weekend) will empower you to build a rhythm community while exploring the foundational elements of drum circle facilitation. Learn powerful techniques and develop skills, whilst gaining the confidence to successfully lead a rhythm event for a variety of diverse populations.

    Packed with information and hands-on experience, both beginning and experienced Facilitators will have plenty of opportunities for practising new skills in a safe, supportive environment. Upon completion of this training, you will have the ability to begin facilitating rhythm events of your own!

    Learn to successfully Facilitate rhythm-based events

    Experience the power of community building through rhythm!

    Activate  •   Motivate  •  Empower!  Rhythm for fun and learning

    Discover camaraderie and spirit playing music together!

    In 20+ hours of training, participants will have extensive practice opportunities in the facilitation techniques and the skills needed to lead a drum circle event for a variety of populations.

    Group instruction and discussions combine with small group activities using movement, voice, musical instruments, and improvisational rhythm games. Critique and feedback are an important part of the learning process.

    Opportunities for networking with other DCFs of many cultures, backgrounds and experience levels provides stimulation and inspiration to developing facilitators.

    The Basic Facilitators’ Playshop is a high-powered, dynamic experience. Participants must commit to the entire weekend and be ready to work hard and learn a lot — while having loads of fun doing so.


    Fees: 350£

    For more information / registration : http://ukplayshop.co.uk/basic-facilitator-training/


    • 14 Oct 2022
    • 16 Oct 2022
    • Bangalore, Inda

    Join VMC-Certified Global Trainers Roberto Narain and Vasundhara Das for the 3-Day annual facilitator training in india. 

    To register, please email us at community@drumjam.in or call Roberto at +91-9844066216.

    For more information, https://communitydrumjamfoundation.in/


    • 15 Oct 2022
    • Berkeley, CA

    ONE-DAY INTRODUCTION TO DRUM CIRCLE FACILITATION
    With VMC Global Trainer Jeni Swerdlow, MA-ATR

    Saturday October 15, 2022
    11 AM - 5 PM

    Berkeley, CA

    One, Two - Let's All Play! Learn how to build community through rhythm.

    Get ready for a day packed with information and "hands-on" drum circle facilitation exercises!

    Village Music Circles™ impactful and exciting learning experiences are for anyone seeking to use music as a joyful tool to empower and unite people of all ages, backgrounds and cultures.

    Presented by VMC Global Trainer, Jeni Swerdlow, MA-ATR, Founder and "Chief Rhythm Activator" at DRUMMM® Rhythmic Events.

    This program is designed to give you the confidence, tools, and inspiration to facilitate a rhythm-based event and build your own rhythm community. Join the fun and learn how you can make the world a more musical place!

    Learn how to start and stop a groove, sculpt music in the moment, generate enthusiasm, and bring the group to its highest musical potential.

    Great for beginners as well as those who've had some training and want to practice and elevate their skills.

    What You'll Receive:

    • Facilitator rhythm fundamentals (counting in/out, pulse, phrase, etc.)

    • Village Music Circles (VMC) facilitation tools, techniques, and concepts

    • Hands-on practice in small and large groups

    • Considerations for creating successful rhythm-based events

    • Access to training slides and handouts

    • Resources for continued learning

    This program was pioneered by Village Music Circles (VMC) Founder, Arthur Hull, after 50 years in the field, and is co-authored by Jim Boneau. This program is taught all over the world. Learn more at www.villagemusiccircles.com.

    Jeni Swerdlow, MA-ATR is a VMC Certified Global Trainer with 22+ years of drum circle facilitation experience. Learn more at www.drummm.com.

    This Playshop Is For:

    • Music Therapists, Teachers & Educators

    • Psychotherapists, Counselors & Social Workers

    • Group Leaders & Presenters

    • Health & Wellness Professionals

    • Musicians & Drummers

    • Community Organizers

    • Youth Counselors and Kids-at-risk Professionals

    • Activity Directors for Seniors

    • Trainers & Facilitators

    • Ministers & Spiritual Leaders

    • Life Coaches

    • Anyone seeking inspiration & new skills!


    THE FIRST 5 PEOPLE TO REGISTER WILL SAVE $30 OFF THE REGULAR PRICE!!

    EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT ENDS ON 8/31. SPACE IS VERY LIMITED.

    REGISTER NOW TO SECURE YOUR SPOT - 
    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/one-day-introduction-to-drum-circle-facilitation-tickets-390184451197

    Your registration ALSO counts as a $75 deposit for a 3-Day VMC Drum Circle Facilitator Training in 2023.

    We have one Work-Trade position and two Partial Scholarships available. Please contact jeni@drummm.com to inquire.


    • 12 Nov 2022
    • 13 Nov 2022
    • Scotland, UK

    Rythm2Recovery Therapeutic Facilitator Training - Scotland, UK

    Evidence Based Training using Rhythm & Reflection for Social & Emotional Health


    12th / 13th November 2022


    Venue : Wiston Lodge, Millrigg Road, Wiston, Biggar, ML12 6HT


    Cost : £265 ( Early bird ( Ends 28th Oct 2022 )

    Standard : £290.


    Register info@tintomusicandarts.org


    For more Information contact

    Ray Watters, Drum With Us, ray@drumwithus.com


    • 19 Nov 2022
    • 20 Nov 2022
    • Buffalo, NY

    Evidence Based Training using Rhythm & Reflection for Social & Emotional Health

    Rhythm2Recovery present their two day training program that provides professionals working in the Health, Education and Personal Development fields with the skills to implement a wide range of fun and engaging rhythmic musical exercises linked to positive changes in social and emotional wellbeing.

    This evidence based training will leave participants with the skills necessary to employ rhythmical musical activities, linked to reflective discussions, in their practice, in a practical and impactful way.

    No prior musical experience necessary.


    Venue:

    Community Music School

    217 E Delevan

    Buffalo, NY, 14208 USA


    Cost: $395


    For more information: https://www.rhythm2recovery.com/event/buffalo-new-york/

    • 03 Dec 2022
    • 04 Dec 2022
    • Bay Area, California

    Evidence Based Training using Rhythm & Reflection for Social anf Emotional Health

    Rhythm2Recovery present their two day training program that provides professionals working in the Health, Education and Personal Development fields with the skills to implement a wide range of fun and engaging rhythmic musical exercises linked to positive changes in social and emotional wellbeing.

    This evidence based training will leave participants with the skills necessary to employ rhythmical musical activities, linked to reflective discussions, in their practice, in a practical and impactful way.

    No prior musical experience necessary.


    Cost: $395


    For more information: https://www.rhythm2recovery.com/event/bay-area-san-francisco-ca/


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